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Date Slice

  • RECIPE MAKES: 16 Slices
  • PREP TIME: 20min
  • COOK TIME: 15-20min
Step 1

Pre-heat oven to 180°C.  Line 2, 19cm x 19cm baking tins with paper.   Dust a clean workbench with a little extra Fate mix. Place dates into a small bowl, cover with boiling water; 20min.  

Step 2

Meanwhile, place Fate Mix, baking powder, cinnamon, and sugar into a large mixing bowl. 

Step 3

In a separate small bowl, whisk together egg replacer and water, until smooth.  

Step 4

Add egg replacer and water to dry ingredients, along with the essence, apple, and butter. 

Step 5

Stir well with a large metal spoon, 2-3min; until well combined. 

Step 6

Remove dates from water, pat dry with paper towel, chop roughly.  Stir well into dough. 

Step 7

Place dough onto dusted workbench, using palm of hands, knead 1-2min., until a smooth ball is formed. Cut into halves.  Knead again, 1min., until 2 smaller balls are formed. 

Step 8

Using fingertips dusted with a little extra FATE mix, press each ball into a 19cm x 19cm square in a prepared tray.

Step 9

Bake 15-20min., until just browned on top.  Remove from oven.  Stand in tray 5 min., cut each large slice into 8 slices.  Serve warm or cool on a wire rack. 

Top Tip:

Try dusting with icing sugar for a dessert, sweeter option.

  • 12 (200g) pitted, fresh, Medjool dates
  • 2 ½ cups Fate Low Protein all-purpose mix (+ extra for dusting)
  • 1 tsp Gluten Free Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp egg replacer
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 green apple, peeled grated
  • 4 Tbsp (80g) melted butter